Incorrect spelling, explanation:
comission is the incorrect spelling of the word commission. The mistake comes from leaving out one consonant m that should be doubled. Commission can act as either a noun or a verb and has a Latin origin from the word commissiōn. This is why the correct form is commission and not comission.
Correct spelling, explanation: the word commission comes from Latin commissiōn. The word commission can be either a noun or a verb. The correct spelling includes two pairs of doubled consonants, m, and s. The correct form is therefore commission and not
Definition of commission:
noun: – the act of committing to something or someone to perform a task;
John’s company works on commission for a French agency.
– a group of people formally chosen to do a special task or gather information;
The new state commission has to be chosen by the end of the year.
– a sum or percentage of an income that is paid to sales agents or representatives for their services;
She worked very hard even on weekends, but she hoped that the commission would cover the costs of the renovation of her new house.
– an act of committing a crime;
Danny was accused of commiting a robbery and sentenced to 2 years in prison.
– rank of an officer in the armed forces;
He received his commission as a lieutenant at the age of 35.
verb: – to choose someone to do some kind of job;
The newspaper commissioned a series of cartoons of the politicians.
Idioms and phrases with commission:
in commission: in service, ready for use;
It will cost a lot of work and money to put this old motorcycle in commission again.
On commission: paid with commissions from sales or any other work one has done;
Sales representatives in this company work on commission only, but earn 10% of the amount they sell.
Out of commission: out of service, not ready for use;
His car is out of commission for a week, so he has to take a bus to work.
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Oh well I totally assumed the second word is valid. Thank you for all the explanation.
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